DJ Fundi's Favorites of 2012

An annual tradition amongst writers, listeners, geeks, headphone cosmonauts and fanatics everywhere —we humbly present to you The Podcast Cafe's list of favorite musics of 2012!
Click here for DJ Fundi's lists, videos and mixes from 2011 and earlier.)

Top Ten Albums/Artists:

The xx "Coexist"

Father John Misty "Fear Fun"

Andrew Bird "Break It Yourself / Hands of Glory"

Cat Power "Sun"

Horse Feathers "Cynic's New Year"

Damien Jurardo "Marapoqua"

Hot Chip "In Our Heads"

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis "The Heist"

Frank Ocean "Channel Orange"

The Lumineers "Ho Hey"

Download or stream a DJ Fundi mix of Favorite Albums & Artists 2012 at!

Honorable Mentions:

Tallest Man on Earth "There's No Leaving Here"
Gary Clark Jr. "Blak and Blu"
Grizzly Bear "Shields"
Grateful Dead "So Glad You Made It" Spring 1990 Tour box set
Bill Frisell "Floratone II"
The Dirty Projectors "Sing Low Magellan"
Neil Young with Crazy Horse "Psychedelic Pill"
Josh Ritter "Bringing in the Darlings"
Dr. John "Locked Down"
Cody Chestnutt "Landing on a Hundred"

Special! DJ Playaduster's Favorite ELECTRONICA albums of 2012:

The Polish Ambassador "Superpowers"
Flying Lotus "Until the Silence Comes"
GRiZ "Mad Liberation"
Ricardo Villalobos "Dependent & Happy"
Andy Stott "Luxury Problems"
Four Tet "Pink"
Sugarpill "Space Foray"
UrSprung (Pantha du Prince),
Gladkill "Beta"
Brian Eno "Lux"
Sun:Monx "Power Salad"
Andreilien "Dub Iteration"
JoBOT "Until Tender"

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